The bottom member of a balustrade system acting as the attachment point for the balusters on or near the floor line.
A plowed, lineal moulding designed to receive the bottom square of a baluster.
A plowed rail that is used to accept the bottom end of square balusters. The shoe rail often sits on a short wall or it may float above the treads.
A piece running along the floor or atop a routed stringer which is plowed for the insertion of balusters and fillet.
A small molding generally mounted at the bottom of a baseboard and the floor. Sometimes referred to as a base shoe.
used with balusters on kneewall stairs and on level balconies.